2. Implementation methods

Once a decision has been made to move over to a new system, the next activity is to implement it.

In terms of the System Life Cycle approach, this is the 'Implementation' phase of the project.

System Life Cycle

Typical activities will include

  • installing new hardware
  • installing software across the company
  • setting up data sets ready for use
  • training everyone on the new system
  • backing up existing data in case of a problem

There are four main ways of rolling out a new system. These are

  • Parallel
  • Phased
  • Pilot
  • Direct


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